Sr. Associate Quality Control

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 29, 2021
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

Job Description

The Senior Associate QC role will join the Sample Management group supporting Amgens Quality program, providing daily support of Drug Substance and Drug Product manufacturing facilities and contract laboratory support at Amgen Thousand Oaks. Under general supervision, the role will provide support to Quality Control and Manufacturing and supporting organizations for staff in the execution of their processes, procedures, and use of quality systems.

Duties will include:
  • Sample Plan creation, templating, logging and compilation of packets needed to support manufacturing

  • Hosting cross-functional and cross-site meetings

  • Management support of supplemental, routine, and non-routine samples as required to support the manufacturing of Amgen products

  • Certificate of Analysis generation, Lot tracking for testing that supports disposition of product and raw materials

  • Document management

Other duties may include, support of Deviations, issue resolution, support in other areas of Sample Management and Business Analytics Group

The incumbent will also represent functional area quality for the Quality Control department in the execution of projects necessary to achieve departmental operational excellence goals and will work in a team matrix environment.

This staff member will be assigned to provide quality support during the day shift with some potential to support alternate hours depending on manufacturing needs.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's Degree


Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of Quality experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Quality experience


High school diploma/GED and 8 years of Quality experience

Preferred Qualifications.

  • Ability to interpret and apply GMP knowledge

  • Advanced SM LIMS knowledge and Experience

  • Familiarity of Manufacturing processes and analytical methods used during processing

  • Familiarity with laboratory testing and requirements

  • Able to demonstrate project management and presentation skills

  • Independently collaborate with outside resources

  • Troubleshooting skills


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.